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Pontoon Bar

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Darling Park 201 Sussex St | Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park The Promenade North, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9267 7099
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12:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Mosman, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Incredible view with lovely stuff The food Really delicious and amazing taste special chicken and beef

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Thank Tony17207
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Happy Hour on Fridays with Pizzas for 10$ and some booze for 5$. Solid beef burger for.10$. Ok for an early Friday night dinner. Kids friendly place!

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Thank Erwin M
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dont bother unless you fit there mould you will be told that you are too drunk to enter what a waste of a birthday adventure.

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Thank Cindy M
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place to stop if you want a decent cheap lunch, very busy and ordering at the bar for me was a hassle as a !of of people queuing and many others trying to get past so not easy with your drinks on a tray. The food was alright though, we had a salad and steak sandwich, the steak... More 

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Thank Charlotte O
Bendigo, Australia
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My fiance and I came here for lunch. We ordered a pizza and shared it between us and we also ordered a drink each because it was a great sunny day. The place wasn't as busy and the food took around 10-15min. The pizza was amazing! We ordered a tandoori pizza. The views are spectacular, friendly service and great place... More 

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Thank Mele D
Coonamble, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Such a relaxing atmosphere. The perfect place to sit back and enjoy Darling Harbour. The burgers were delicious!

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Thank hcormie
San Dimas, California
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216 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great fish and chips and awesome burgers. Close to the attractions which make it a nice place for a quick lunch.

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Regina, Canada
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Came here for fish in chips in the evening, very sub par experience. The breading on the fish was more like a chicken finger than fish. The salad was ok. Service was so-so.

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Thank RaceRider
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Looks like it could be a decent facility for pleasant lunch meals but our experience was not all that great. First had to ask for decent seats as we were initially directed to poor area. My chicken sandwich came loaded with avocado smear which hadn't been mentioned on the menu item... so be it.. I scrapped it all off. Our... More 

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Thank J D
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My mates and I have visited this more than 6 times within the last couples of years. Most recently today. Believe me we have got kicked out for just slipping on the dance flow once. The sad thing was my friend was not even drunk at all just slipped and she was kicked out. This was 6 months ago. So... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darling Park 201 Sussex St | Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park The Promenade North, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9267 7099

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Darling Harbour

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Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining options from budget to upscale and million dollar views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s. Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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